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Trello - Organize anything, together!

Trello - Organize anything, together! | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

An amazing tool to manage tasks with other people around the world. Try it, want it and it's free. [note mg]


Organize anything, together. Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, know what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.


All your projects, all your tasks, all of your team--organized, accounted for, and easily visible at a glance. New users instantly understand the list and card metaphor, and can be working on Trello within minutes.


Read more and try it: https://trello.com/

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Big List of Online Productivity Tools

Big List of Online Productivity Tools | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

Note mgYou search a productivity tool in various categories, maybe you'll find it in this list:


Categories

  • Online Office Suites
  • Online Calendars
  • Online Documents
  • Online RSS Readers
  • Startpages
  • Invoice Managers
  • Time Tracking Services
  • Goal Tracking Services
  • Project Management Services
  • To-do Lists
  • Personal Organizers- calendars, to-do’s, etc. all rolled 
  • Sticky Notes
  • GTD Tools
  • Mind Mapping Tools
  • Online Collaboration Tools
  • Web-Based Operating Systems
  • Misc. Productivity Applications
  • Music


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John van den Brink's comment, May 7, 2012 8:32 AM
Martin, thank you!
Martin Gysler's comment, May 7, 2012 11:23 AM
It's my pleasure John. Yes it's a cool post with interesting tools :)
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15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software

15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

Web applications have come a long way. They used to be amateur imitations of their desktop counterparts, with only one or two functions and not at all practical. But my, have these web apps grown. Web apps these days have become so powerful and useful that in some cases, they’ve begun to replace desktop software.


Desktop programs are great and all, but they don’t provide the same benefits as web apps that make use of cloud computing. With most web apps, you only need a browser and an internet connection to access all your data online. That beats having to install annoying programs any day. To give you a better sense of how useful web apps have become, I’ve compiled a list of web tools and apps that can very well replace some desktop programs. I hope you take the time to try them all out. You’ll be surprised how well they work.


Without further ado, here are some great web alternatives to the popular desktop programs we all love.


Read more: http://web.appstorm.net/roundups/15-web-alternatives-to-popular-desktop-software/

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Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free

Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it
Convert files like images, video, documents, audio and more to other formats with this free and fast online converter.


This free online file converter lets you convert media easy and fast from one format to another. We support a lot of different source formats, just try. If you can't find the conversion you need, please let us know and write us an e-mail. We probably can help you...

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Namita Patel's comment, March 18, 2012 11:27 AM
What a great resource! Thanks Martin.
Martin Gysler's comment, March 18, 2012 1:09 PM
It's my pleasure Namita
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7 Steps to Incredible Personal Productivity

7 Steps to Incredible Personal Productivity | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it
Practical advice to turn an average workday into an incredibly productive day.


Occasionally you need to go the extra mile.


Sometimes you need to complete a major project, tackle a task you’ve put off, or just knock out a ton of work in one day.


Here’s the best way to turn a normal workday into an incredibly productive workday:


1. Let everyone know. Interruptions destroy focus and kill productivity. So are the guilt trips your family "sometimes unintentionally" lay on you. Let coworkers and family know you’re planning a “project day.” Tell key customers too. Announce you will be tied up on, say, Tuesday, and that you will respond to calls and emails on Thursday. Let people know who to contact in an emergency. Some will get with you before Tuesday, and the rest will make a mental note you’re not available. In either case, you’re covered.


Read more: http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/7-steps-to-incredible-personal-productivity.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialmedia&utm_campaign=button

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The Perfect Productivity Tool

The Perfect Productivity Tool | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

First thing is first.


I’m quite sorry for the bait-and-switch that I just led you into. This post won’t really tell you what the “perfect” productivity app, suite of tools, or new service is. There are a lot of other articles out there that try to do that though – in fact, you can do a search for many of them right here at Lifehack.

 

What we will be talking about today is the idea of creating your own “perfect” productivity system setup with the many tools that are at your disposal. We live in an age of a flurry of new todo apps, text editors, and services that are supposed to make you more productive...

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5 Tips for Creating Video and Audio Content With Your iPhone

5 Tips for Creating Video and Audio Content With Your iPhone | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

If you could create and manage an entire video blog using nothing other than an iPhone, would you?


If you’re interested in learning how to capture audio, pictures and video with nothing but an iPhone, keep reading.


Multimedia Content With an iPhone?


This is what I’ve been doing with my TalkingWithTom project this year. I’ve been interviewing digital thought leaders and then sharing those video interviews once a week.


And I’m creating the ENTIRE BLOG using just an iPhone...

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Four Procrastination Myths Debunked

Four Procrastination Myths Debunked | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it
This article debunks four common procrastination myths we often tell ourselves in order to avoid doing the hard work that needs to be done.

 

There are less than one hundred days left in 2011.
If you have a backlog of projects that you meant to work on this year, but which you haven’t gotten around to, it’s very likely that procrastination is the culprit.


Timothy Pychyl, Ph.D., creator of the popular web site procrastination.ca, is one of the world’s foremost experts on procrastination. Dr. Pychyl defines procrastination as “the needless, often irrational, voluntary delay of an intended task”. That is, you intend to work on a task but you go off and start working on something else which you know is not as important, and which doesn’t need to get done right away...

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6 Online Instant File Sharing Sites You’ve Never Heard Of

6 Online Instant File Sharing Sites You’ve Never Heard Of | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

Send large files to your friends without any hassle. There are a wide variety of file sharing sites that make it possible for you to send any file to anyone else without having to create a user account. If you’ve got a file to share, and email simply isn’t cutting it, you’ve found the right list.


It’s almost become a cliche in the world of web apps: sites that allow you to share large files in just a few clicks. This isn’t a bad thing, though; you never know when a particular service might not be offered anymore. You also may find services you like better than others; whatever your reason, it never hurts to explore your options.


That’s why I highly recommend you check out 3 superb ways to share files. This service outlines Crate, ge.tt, and min.us, three great ways to share files. It’s also worth reading our unofficial Dropbox manual, if you want to do some serious file sharing.


If that file sharing site doesn’t cut it though, keep reading to discover some more great tools for the job. All of these programs don’t require registration, work on any Internet-connected computer regardless of operating system, and need only a browser to function properly. Best of all: they’re free.


Read more: http://bit.ly/M0lG77

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How to Spend Less Time on Twitter and Get More Out of It

How to Spend Less Time on Twitter and Get More Out of It | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it
Have you become desensitized and disillusioned with Twitter?


Do you feel like you are suffering from Twitter Tiredness?


Do you feel like you are “tweeting in the dark”, spending more and more time on Twitter but getting less and less out of it?


I know the story. A few months (or years) ago, you signed up for a Twitter account. You dutifully wrote a clever bio, uploaded your picture and started tweeting. Maybe you followed some accounts and learned a bit about the culture and etiquette of the network before sending your first tweet.


After following a few people and building a following of your own, you started following more and more and retweeting more and more, all while spending less and less time engaging in conversations and writing original tweets.


Read more: http://www.business2community.com/twitter/how-to-spend-less-time-on-twitter-and-get-more-out-of-it-0160103

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What Have You Done With Q1?

What Have You Done With Q1? | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

An excellent article. I love the structured approach who is easy to use for us all. If you follow the advice provided in this post, the things will be done more easely, for sure! [note mg]


Q1, 2012 is in the record books. What…you haven’t accomplished all that you planned; WHAT…hardly anything? Oh, my!


Well, the good news is you’re hardly alone. In fact, you’re in the majority. We really are a species of habitual procrastinators. So, apparently, you fit right in. After all, most of us do like to feel as if we’re one of the crowd.


Now for the bad news, if you had planned to accomplish X, and didn’t, you bargained with the devil. You repeatedly forfeited some portion of your future success, abundance, and/or happiness for some short-term pleasure or comfort. Hardly a fair exchange, although at the time it may have seemed so.


Read  more: http://goalhabits.com/2012/04/01/what-have-you-done-with-q1/#comment-599

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The 10-Minute Technique to Becoming a More Productive Writer

The 10-Minute Technique to Becoming a More Productive Writer | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

When it's compelling enough, the right vision feels like it pulls you toward your goals, making everything you do feel easier. But uncovering that vision doesn't always come easily...


Late last year, when I interviewed Brian Clark about his approach to productive blogging, he said something that really struck me as a writer.


Brian’s big on vision — he told me that he believed his vision for his online business was pretty much the key to his success as both a blogger and business owner.


As he said, “It feels really great when you do what you know needs to be done, because you’re getting one step closer to seeing your vision, in one form or another, coming true.”


Having a clear, compelling vision will instantly make you more productive — you’ll “know what needs to be done.”


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7 Steps to Incredible Personal Productivity

7 Steps to Incredible Personal Productivity | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it
Practical advice to turn an average workday into an incredibly productive day.


Occasionally you need to go the extra mile. Sometimes you need to complete a major project, tackle a task you’ve put off, or just knock out a ton of work in one day.


Here’s the best way to turn a normal workday into an incredibly productive workday:


1. Let everyone know. Interruptions destroy focus and kill productivity. So are the guilt trips your family "sometimes unintentionally" lay on you. Let coworkers and family know you’re planning a “project day.” Tell key customers too. Announce you will be tied up on, say, Tuesday, and that you will respond to calls and emails on Thursday. Let people know who to contact in an emergency. Some will get with you before Tuesday, and the rest will make a mental note you’re not available. In either case, you’re covered...

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Bloom: A Different Kind of Productivity App for the iPhone

Bloom: A Different Kind of Productivity App for the iPhone | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

seattle-based Mindbloom has made waves with its digital inspiration and productivity web app, adding a gamification element to the niche that was both unique in approach and in accessibility. Now they’ve added a standalone app to its arsenal with Bloom, a free app that gives users a real kickstart in doing what really matters in everyday life. It offers a fun and simple way to transform photos and music into a private or shared digital inspiration. Bloom brings what’s really important in life to the forefront, enabling users to connect better with their lives as a whole as opposed to just their to-do lists. I’ve had a chance to play with the app while it was in testing, and the Mindbloom team definitely are onto something with Bloom...

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How to Nip Procrastination in the Bud Once and for All

How to Nip Procrastination in the Bud Once and for All | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

Ironically, procrastination is a problem that we all seem to put off dealing with. Many people will keep putting off their obligations for as long as they can, even if they are fully aware that their lives would be so much easier, if only they were able to do everything they want to do on time.


Procrastination is something that affects people of all ages. Many college students put off studying for an exam or writing a paper for as long as they can, and then they have to pull a ridiculous all-nighter to compensate...

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